On Wednesday April 18, with artist Riva Lehrer, I’ll be giving the Ethel Louise Armstrong Lecture on Disability Arts and Culture at Ohio State University’s 18th Annual Multiple Perspectives Conference at 3:45pm.
Using lame as a derogatory term is as dangerous and ill-considered as using the term gay in the same context. I know. I’m both: I’m a dyke and I have MS. I walk with elbow crutches. I am, literally, lame.